Overview / Responsibilities

  • Wood Automation and Controls is currently seeking a Project Engineer with system integration experience, to join our team to promote continued growth in automotive projects. The Automation/Controls Project Engineer provides technical and project engineering support and is responsible to ensure the successful delivery of automation and control system projects throughout their life cycle. This role will lead or support the delivery of automation/controls design and software projects.
  • The successful candidate must have system integration and industrial automation experience. We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality projects to our client’s requirements.
  • This individual will play a key role in the future of the business. For the right candidate we offer a fascinating and varied job in an expanding, financially secure business as well as the chance to work within a happy, friendly company alongside some wonderful and talented people


  • Serves as the focal point for and manages the day-to-day engineering activities on assigned project
  • Interface with Project Management and Client and liaise with other project discipline
  • Prepare Automation/Control Equipment Specifications, Data Sheets, Purchase Requisitions and Bid evaluations as required
  • Monitors performance and productivity of project assigned engineering resources and provides feedback to supervisor
  • Establish Non-Standard Designs
  • Prepare Control Panel designs, calculations and bills of material (BOM’s)
  • Generate and Approve Design Package
  • Design, Enter and Approve Logic
  • Design Smart Displays that include; Screens, PLC Logic and entering Descriptions
  • Assist in debug, as-builts and field installation

Skills / Qualifications


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Controls Engineering from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a practicing Automation/ Controls engineer
  • Proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations
  • Must have hands on experience in industrial automation and systems integration
  • Develop Network Architecture diagrams, Control Panel Designs and Control I/O Schematics
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with clients and staff in a team environment
  • Must be able to work independently or with minimal supervision and still meet commitment deadlines
  • Good organizational skills, writing skills, presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to climb a 2 story ladder
  • Can walk a mile in 20 minutes
  • Be able to cover, on foot, a reasonable distance on a job site
  • Able to lift up to 30 lbs without difficulty
  • All of the above items to be accomplished while carrying a laptop computer
  • CEC Controls is a Wood Automation and Controls company